Hiking Experiences

Hiking Experiences

A Foothills Forest

This 2 hour program is located in Bragg Creek Provincial Park, a perfect location for an afterwork outing for busy people. On this interpretive hike you will learn about the unique species and ecological processes that can be found in a foothills’ forest ecosystem. Not only will you familiarize yourself with local forest residents, you will also have the opportunity to soak in the peace and tranquility under a canopy of Spruce and Aspen trees.  

Registration:

Dates: April to October Weekdays (5:00 PM Start) & Weekends

  • $55 + GST per person.  Contact about Group Rates (+4 people)
  • Includes an assortment of baked goods from the wonderful and local Mabel & Marie’s
  • Click HERE to register. 

 

A Foothills Forest

This 2 hour program is located in Bragg Creek Provincial Park, a perfect location for an afterwork outing for busy people. On this interpretive hike you will learn about the unique species and ecological processes that can be found in a foothills’ forest ecosystem. Not only will you familiarize yourself with local forest residents, you will also have the opportunity to soak in the peace and tranquility under a canopy of Spruce and Aspen trees.

 

Registration:

Dates: April to October Weekdays (5:00 PM Start) & Weekends

  • $55 + GST per person.  Contact about Group Rates (+4 people)
  • Includes an assortment of baked goods from the wonderful and local Mabel & Marie’s
  • Click HERE to register. 

 

Builder of a Nation: The Beaver

The beaver, a small but mighty builder alters not only its physical landscape but also the historical landscape of Canada as the European quest for beaver pelts shaped the nation that we know today. On this hike along the Flowing Waters Trail you will learn about this fascinating animal, its importance to the Canadian fur trade and how it shaped the foundations of a nation.  This program runs at the Flowing Waters Trail in Bow Valley Provincial Park. 

Registration:

Dates: Weekends (April, May, June, September, October) Daily (July, August)

$55 + GST per person

$95 + GST (Combined with Troll Falls Golden Eagle Hike)

Click HERE to register                  

Builder of a Nation: The Beaver

The beaver, a small but mighty builder alters not only its physical landscape but also the historical landscape of Canada as the European quest for beaver pelts shaped the nation that we know today. On this hike you will learn about this fascinating animal, its importance to the Canadian fur trade and how it shaped the foundations of a nation. This is a day hike starting at Flowing Waters Trail in Bow Valley Provincial Park.

Registration:

  • Dates: Weekends (April, May, June, September, October) Daily (July, August)
  • $55 + GST per person
  • $95 + GST (Combined with Troll Falls Golden Eagle Hike)
  • Click HERE to register                

Since time immemorial, a mass migration has taken place in the skies over our Rocky Mountains. Bi-annually the Golden Eagle migration occurs in our front ranges, a 11,000 year route that takes these raptors from their northern breeding sites to their southern wintering grounds.  You can access this hike in one of two ways.  For those who want a short and easy day, Troll Falls is the location for you.  For guests who want to reach the cruising altitude of an Eagle, check out Wasootch Ridge. 

Registration: 

  • Dates: April 20, 21, 27, 28 (Custom Dates Available)
  • $55 + GST (Troll Falls)
  • $105 + GST (Wasootch Ridge)
  • Click HERE to register

Flight of the Golden Eagle

Since time immemorial, a mass migration has taken place in the skies over our Rocky Mountains. Bi-annually the Golden Eagle migration occurs in our front ranges, a 11,000 year route that takes these raptors from their northern breeding sites to their southern wintering grounds.  You can access this hike in one of two ways.  For those who want a short and easy day, Troll Falls is the location for you.  For guests who want to reach the cruising altitude of an Eagle, check out Wasootch Ridge. 

Registration: 

  • Dates: April 20, 21, 27, 28 (Custom Dates Available)
  • $55 + GST (Troll Falls)
  • $105 + GST (Wasootch Ridge)
  • Click HERE to register

Hike to the Headwaters

Have you ever turned on your tap and wondered where your water comes from?  On this Hike to the Headwaters we will travel to where it all begins for an important Southern Alberta water source.  You will visit pristine Elbow Lake and experience beautiful vistas of the Rae Glacier, the source of the Elbow River. Along this journey we will talk about the role glaciers play as headwaters and the importance of a sustainable Elbow River Watershed.

Registration:

Dates: Weekends (April, May, June, September, October) Daily (July, August)

$105 + GST per person.  Book in 2024 and 25% of your ticket price will support education programs with the Elbow River Watershed Partnership.  

Available as a Backcountry Option

Click HERE to register

 

Hike to the Headwaters

Have you ever turned on your tap and wondered where your water comes from?  On this Hike to the Headwaters we will travel to where it all begins for an important Southern Alberta water source.  You will visit pristine Elbow Lake and experience beautiful vistas of the Rae Glacier, the source of the Elbow River. Along this journey we will talk about the role glaciers play as headwaters and the importance of a sustainable Elbow River Watershed.

Registration: 

Dates: Weekends (June, September, October) Daily (July, August)

$105 + GST per person. 

Book in 2024 and 25% of your ticket price will support education programs with the Elbow River Watershed Partnership.  

Available as a Backcountry Option. 

Click HERE to register